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Plan or Die : 101 Keys to Organizational Success

Plan or Die : 101 Keys to Organizational Success - 93 edition

Plan or Die : 101 Keys to Organizational Success - 93 edition

ISBN13: 9780893842079

ISBN10: 0893842079

Plan or Die : 101 Keys to Organizational Success by Timothy N. Nolan, Leonard Goodstein and J. William Pfeiffer - ISBN 9780893842079
Edition: 93
Copyright: 1993
Publisher: Pfeiffer Co.
Published:
International: No
Plan or Die : 101 Keys to Organizational Success by Timothy N. Nolan, Leonard Goodstein and J. William Pfeiffer - ISBN 9780893842079

ISBN13: 9780893842079

ISBN10: 0893842079


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Summary

This book explodes the myth that simply coping with unexpected change is effective for the long-term health of an organization. Through a series of parables that illustrate how things are not always as they appear, Plan or Die! clearly shows you why today's most successful organizations are those that are actively involved in creating their own future.Examine the keys critical to shaping your organization's future:

* Basing decisions on values
* Having a shared vision
* Promoting risk taking
* Encouraging innovation and flexibility
* Maintaining a market focus

Author Bio

Nolan, Timothy M. : Innovative Outcomes, Inc. / Applied Strategic Planning Institute

Timothy M. Nolan, Ph.D., is president of Innovative Outcomes, Inc., in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is also president of the Applied Strategic Planning Institute, an organization committed to making the strategic-management technology advanced by this book broadly available. His consulting practice is devoted to the related areas of strategy development and innovation. Dr. Nolan's clients range from new businesses to the largest corporations and include for-profit, not-for-profit, and governmental organizations.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Shaping Your Organization's Future: The Managerial Imperative

2. Culture, Values, and Implementing Visions

3. Changing Organizations and People

4. From Vision to Reality

5. Applied Strategic Planning

6. The Challenge

References

Additional Reading

Index